Protect yourself against hackers

  A client of ours recently reported their email account was hacked. Without going into any specific details of this, here are some words of advice:   Wifi Networks When using free wifi networks, often there is no encryption between you and the network. That means you can only rely on encryption end-to-end, such as […]

Encrypting your emails

Recently we have been asked by a client about sending encrypted emails, so this was written in response to their query, as it’s likely to crop up again with the GDPR edging ever closer. The first question perhaps should be, do I need to encrypt my email? This could be answered ‘no’ if you don’t […]

NHS Ransomware Attack 12th May 2017

Here’s a copy of an email sent to our maintenance customers following the high-profile 12th May Ransomware attacks which affected a number of NHS services . Important – please read and distribute to all computer users.   You will no doubt be aware that on Friday the NHS as well as the rest of the […]

How Ransomware Works

There’s been a lot of talk about Ransomware recently, so here’s some information about what they are and how they work.   A mass email is sent containing malicious code. Often this is hidden inside  or disguised as a zip file, word or excel document attachment Once opened, the code contacts a central server and […]